Over the past 300 years many people have speculated about Capt. Edward Teach's treasure. It seems that nearly every kid, and not a few grown-ups, who step on Ocracoke Island imagine digging for that buried chest of gold. To my knowledge, none has ever been found.
If you are determined to try to find Blackbeard's treasure chest (if there ever was one!), you might want to read this article with a few suggestions about where to start looking:
If you have ever wondered how the street you live on or vacation on got
its name, or are just curious about other street names, take a look at
this month's Ocracoke Newsletter. We have compiled a list of every official street in Ocracoke village,
along with one or more paragraphs explaining how they came to be named.
You can read the Newsletter here.